STORIES OF IMPACT

Notes on a Michigan Fundraiser

U-M’s new fundraising captain speaks to the future of fundraising, putting people first, and the power of positive business. Nearly 12 months into his new role, Tom Baird sat down with Leaders & Best to reflect on his first year. Our conversation ranges from the future of U-M fundraising to the art of work-life balance and the power of positivity.
Published 2.10.2020

The American West is burning

With rampant wildfires threatening ecosystems and communities around the world, Leaders & Best explores how U-M could help fight back against climate change and preserve some of our nation’s most cherished landscapes.
Published 2.10.2020

UMMA Revisited

We explore the University of Michigan Museum of Art, its iconic Tisch Apse, and the long history that’s shaped one of U-M’s most renowned spaces.
Published 2.10.2020
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Science of Philanthropy

Ever wonder why giving feels so good? L&B explores the science of philanthropy with U-M alumna Sara Konrath.
Published 2.10.2020

Student Impact Stories

Meet three U-M students whose stories illustrate the impact of student support at Michigan.
Published 2.10.2020

What It Meant to Me

Dr. Alexa Canady shares her U-M story and how a scholarship in the summer of 1971 helped set her on course to make history.
Published 2.10.2020
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